PM Imran Khan condoles deaths in Hazarganji blast
QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said condoled with the heirs of Hazarganji blast victims, ARY News reported.
As per details, the prime minister met with the heirs of the blast victims individually to express his condolence on the deadliest attack on the Hazara community.
“We stand firm united with the people, who lost their loved ones”, PM Khan said while expressing his views with the Hazara community.
During the meeting chief minister and governor Balochistan were also in attendance.
At least 20 people, security personnel and children among them, were killed and 48 others wounded in a suicide attack at the Hazarganji fruit and vegetable market in Quetta on Friday morning.
The deceased included eight members of the Hazara community and soldier of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC).
Speaking to the media after the blast, Balochistan Home Minister Zia Langove had said the vegetable vendors belonging to the ethnic Haraza community were the target. “A suicide bomber detonated his explosive laded vest inside the vegetable marker,” he said.
It may be noted that investigation into the matter was underway, as the authorities have also sent remains of the suicide bomber to the laboratory for DNA test.